Our corporate solicitors understand the realities of business inside and out, and each has a proven record for delivering exceptional work to tight timescales.
Together we form a close-knit team that you can trust to deliver.
From M&A, disposals and private equity to shareholder agreements and early stage finance, Slater Heelis provides a complete range of corporate legal services across all stages of business development. We work closely with company owners, entrepreneurs and key stakeholders to ensure successful deal outcomes.
Our commitment to effective project management sets us apart from other firms. We strive to understand the challenges faced by our clients before tailoring practical legal advice that keeps the fundamental needs of a business in mind. This allows us to build trusting relationships that are critical to success.
Legal skill meets commercial expertise
Slater Heelis maintains a strong reputation throughout North West England for providing expert legal advice across all industries. We have both the technical knowledge and practical experience needed to pinpoint solutions for any challenge your business is facing, no matter how complex.
This reputation is strengthened by our in-depth knowledge of numerous sectors, including life sciences, healthcare, manufacturing, technology and education, to name a few. Our corporate lawyers are also more than capable acting on multi-jurisdictional mandates that span various practice areas – in fact, we relish the challenge.
Head of our Corporate team, Simon Wallwork is renowned for his corporate expertise within the life sciences and technology sectors in particular. He regularly features in Chambers and Legal 500 for his broad client base, acting for banks, PLCs, private companies and partnerships, as well as being listed in the Experian Deal Review for 2015 as the most active legal adviser in North West England. Fellow corporate associate Rhian Owen is listed as the sixth most active.
Katharine Mellor brings over 40 years’ experience in M&A, reorganisations, partnerships, LLPS and charities, in addition to being the first female President of the Manchester Law Society. Katharine’s expertise covers all aspects of corporate and commercial law, most notably healthcare and education. She joined Slater Heelis in 2013 having previously been a leading corporate partner at DWF.
As a team, excellent client service underpins everything we do. We take a proactive and dynamic approach to every transaction and always bring a commercial perspective when fighting for the businesses we represent. We are clear in our advice and completely transparent with our fees.
What our clients say about us…
“I really appreciate all the help and trusted guidance Slater Heelis have given me during this multi-million pound transaction. I apologise for being so ‘green’ about it all. Thank you in particular for keeping it all on track so expertly.”
Oliver Marsden, Director at 360 Solutions
“We were faced with a defendant whose resources significantly outweighed our own. I therefore approached Sunil Mohindra who provided clear, concise and commercially focused advice. We were extremely impressed with Sunil’s advice, the result achieved and the support we have received. I would not hesitate to recommend Sunil as an expert corporate solicitor.”
Jonathan Craft, Solicitor at Regency Factors plc.
The legal team at Slater Heelis led by Simon Wallwork were outstanding on this transaction. We agreed with the vendors to work to tight timescales and the Slater Heelis team were instrumental in enabling us to complete on time. Working as a cohesive team they were pro-active in anticipating the issues that would arise and ensuring they were dealt with quickly.
Dave Stevinson, GNR Technology Limited
"I really appreciate all the help and guidance you've given me during this transaction. I apologise for being so "green" about it all. Thank you in particular for keeping it all on track so expertly."
We were faced with a defendant whose resources significantly outweighed our own...I therefore approached Sunil Mohindra who provided clear, concise and commercially focused advice.... Regency were extremely impressed with Sunil's advice, the result achieved and the support we have received. I would not hesitate to recommend Sunil Mohindra.
Regency Factors Plc.